One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
A back-to-the-earth Colorado couple raises top-quality, heritage-bred livestock to produce kosher, organic, premium cuts of beef and lamb
Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more
Plus Lebanese rage, Lieberman to be indicted, and more in the news
Plus Gaza’s isolation lessens, Israel’s grows, and more in the news
Meat-packing owner, 51, was convicted of financial fraud
Kosher meat-packer acquitted
Major bike-lane player dances to a different tune
Plus, kosher beef and disappearing books
Sentencing, plus a second trial, on immigration charges, still to come
Plus a Ponzi scheme in Florida, Nazi imagery, and more in the news
An unpretty portrait of kosher meat-processor owner
Chabadniks in South Dakota, Barak works the phones, and more in the news
Lettuce-clad activists visit Capitol Hill, while videographers hit kosher plant
Orthodox Union finds unlikely ally in Israeli high court
Rubashkin lawyer suggests otherwise
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.